Sisterhood is a vibrant and active group, serving many key roles in the daily activities of the synagogue.  This past year Sisterhood provided funds to refurbish the main lobby.  In addition to sponsoring the Kiddush for Yom Tov and Shabbat on a regular basis, Sisterhood is responsible for sending out Mazelgrams for the High Holidays.  Once again, Sisterhood is in the process of creating a new and exciting year of programs and events.   Remember to visit our well-stocked gift shop for all your Judaica needs.  Volunteers are needed to help plan, organize, and make all these wonderful activities happen. Please check the Kol Ami calendar for upcoming Sisterhood activities.

President: Cindy Korenvaes
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2014-15 Torah Fund Pin

The new Torah Fund Pins are here!

For a pledge of $180.00, payable by June 2015, you can wear a pin to show your support for the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and the Jewish Theological Seminary.  The theme this year is Mishpachah (Family) and is represented by a beautiful Tree of Life.  The Jewish family – in all its forms – is a solid system of roots that supports our tree of life.  All the money raised by the Torah Fund campaign goes to support the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and other Conservative/Masorti educational institutions that train our future rabbis, cantors, educators, scholars and lay leaders.

For more information about Torah Fund or to pledge a pin, please contact Carol Tarica at 813 412-1118 or

Kol Ami Sisterhood would love for you to sponsor a Kiddush. The sponsored Kiddush includes a choice of gefilte fish, or herring (creamed or wine), challah, cookies and cakes, fruit, coffee, tea, and lemonade. The cost is $450. If you want to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, birth of a child or grandchild, Auf Ruf etc., please contact Staci Cross or Jennifer Halls  to discuss being a sponsor. Simcha cakes are still available through Sisterhood for the cost of the cake and a $15 pick-up and delivery fee.



Put a mitzvah into any celebration.  Sisterhood has purchased glass platters and bowls to help Kol Ami tables during Kiddush and other functions look more beautiful.  Items can be dedicated in honor or in memory of someone.  The cost is only $18 for each piece, and donations will be listed in the Chai Lites newsletter.  For more information about the program, contact Staci Cross or Jennifer Halls.



If you enjoy knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery or other handwork, come and join us at Kol Ami. This group is sponsored by the Kol Ami Sisterhood but is open to anyone who enjoys doing needlework projects. Check the calendar for upcoming meetings. For more information, contact Carol Tarica.